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Outside the Box: A Statistical Journey through the History of Football Hardcover – 10 Aug 2017

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  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Century (10 Aug. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780895615
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780895611
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 3.3 x 22.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 54,167 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Duncan Alexander delivers his now trademark blend of dry humour and statistical insight in a format that works well." (Adam Bate Sky Sports)

"I cannot recommend this book highly enough, it is one of the best books I have read this year or indeed any year" (By The Minute)

"Freakonomics for football, and it’s great fun" (Sunday Sport)

"An enjoyable and entertaining read. ****" (Four Four Two)

"Plenty of statistical gems to keep fact-collectors out of mischief for months . . . an enjoyable and entertaining read" (FourFourTwo)

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Outside the Box deconstructs the never-before-seen stats from data company, Opta, and helps us understand the beautiful game.

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